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When to Seek Treatment for Whiplash

How Do I Know if I Need Help with Whiplash?

If your symptoms are interfering with your life, it’s time to reach out, ask for help, and see a doctor for whiplash.

Painful symptoms tend to go away on their own in cases of mild whiplash. However, you may need professional treatment if your whiplash symptoms are keeping you up at night, keeping you from going to work or doing your job well, affecting your emotional state, or otherwise inhibiting your overall well-being.

You Don’t Have to Wait Until Whiplash Makes You Miserable to Receive Treatment

Keep in mind that even mild whiplash symptoms are a sign that your neck has been damaged. Knowing this, it may make the most sense in your case to seek treatment as soon as you see signs, such as:

  • Difficulty focusing or engaging in mentally stimulating activities
  • Difficulty remembering things
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Headaches
  • Jaw pain and/or stiffness
  • Neck pain and/or stiffness
  • New problems moving or using your arm(s)
  • Shoulder pain and/or stiffness
  • Symptoms of depression—and more

By addressing whiplash early on, you can prevent it from getting worse and keep it from getting to the point that it disrupts your life or prevents you from working, sleeping, and participating in daily life.

Treatment for Whiplash in Houston

Our team at QualCare Rehabilitation seeks to provide you with the best whiplash treatment possible. We serve people who have been in car accidents, experienced workplace injuries, and been hurt in other serious circumstances. Our team members speak English and Spanish and are able to provide personal, individualized service for our patients.

When you come to QualCare after an accident, our qualified doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, and head, back, and neck specialists will assess your injuries and put together a plan specifically for you. We are always available to help, and we are motivated to help you make a successful recovery—so don’t wait to reach out and get the whiplash treatment you need.

Call (713) 588-0042 today or click here to find a Houston QualCare location in your neighborhood.